STAMFORD, Conn. - Angelina C. Ciardi of Stamford died Saturday, Dec. 21. She was 89.
Ciardi was born Jan. 26, 1924, in Stamford, to Thomas and Chiara (Salvatore) Nardozza. She was a graduate of Stamford High School, class of 1942. During the war years she was a homefront worker at the Schick Factory and later worked at the upscale Hirsch’s Fur Shop on Atlantic Street. At the age of 25 along with her husband Italo, they purchased their home where she would raise their family and would live for the next 64 years.
Ciardi is survived by her son, Michael A. Ciardi (Charlotte) of Easton, Md.; daughters, Elyse Tamborino (Frank) and Donna Ferris-Stofko (Richard) both of Stamford; seven grandchildren; brother, Thomas Nardozza of Stamford; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Italo A. Ciardi; and sisters, Carmella Lionetti, Anna Coviello, and Rose Berlingo.
Calling hours are Friday, Dec. 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home Saturday, Dec. 28 at 9:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart RC Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Road, Stamford.